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Fakenham and Wells Crime

Yesterday, 17:16

A man in his 60s was injured during an attempted robbery in Dereham.

Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey has admitted police may need to work with so-called paedophile hunters despite claims the groups are putting children’s lives at risk.

Armed officers will be deployed across Norfolk over the coming days as the UK terror threat is raised to its highest level.

Norfolk Police

Police have seized cannabis thought to be worth up to £1,000 during a raid on a property in Dereham.

Norfolk police

With almost 2,500 reported scams in the past three years in Norfolk, experts have now shared their top tips on how to avoid them.

Police in Dereham found thousands of pounds worth of heroin in a Kinder Egg.

The case of a former soldier from Cringleford accused of the murder of 83-year-old dog-walker Peter Wrighton has been adjourned so he can be assessed by a psychiatrist before a plea is entered.

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves tried to get into a property in Mattishall.

Norfolk Police

It took just one punch to dislocate Shannon Morgan’s jaw and completely change her life.

Norfolk Constabulary have taken another step in equipping its officers with the latest technology.

Lorne Green

Norfolk police have said they are aware of a number of issues that allegedly took place in Fakenham over the bank holiday weekend.

Norfolk police

As some of the music industry’s biggest acts head to Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground this weekend, police are urging festival-goers to stay safe.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the window of a shop in Fakenham was smashed.

A man was arrested in Dereham after shoplifting and assaulting a store manager.

A family fun day will be held at Dereham Windmill next month.

A chocolate maker killed a pensioner when she checked to see how far over the 30mph speed limit she was, a court heard.

It’s a relatively new technology that drivers have been using to settle insurance claims and capture footage of the unexpected.

Eastern Daily Press

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb has called the criminal behaviour that took place in Cromer over the weekend “intolerable” and revealed he intends to review whether there are lessons to be learned.

Tom FitzPatrick

North Norfolk District Council revealed it will do everything it can to prevent a repeat of the scenes which saw communities across the area placed into lockdown at the weekend.

Tom FitzPatrick

Police are investigating reports a woman was allegedly raped at a bus stop in Cromer.

Norfolk Police

Police in Norfolk are to target speeding drivers in the county as part of an enforcement campaign.

Lorne Green

Watches dating from the 1930s have been stolen after a property in Mattishall was burgled.

Norfolk Police have confirmed they are investigating if a deliberate car fire in Dereham is linked to a burglary in North Elmham.

Norfolk Police

Heritage railway staff have been left distraught after vandals caused several thousands of pounds worth of damage to vintage carriages.

There must be no let up in the fight to eradicate rural crime despite encouraging signs the cost to vulnerable, remote communities in Norfolk is reducing, the county’s police commissioner has said.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering 83-year-old Peter Wrighton.

Norfolk police

A driver caught doing 105mph in a 30mph zone was one of 180 motorists found to be doing 100mph or more on Norfolk’s roads last year.

Norfolk police have launched an appeal to trace a man wanted on recall to prison.

Norfolk police

Police have confirmed that a car fire in the early hours of Thursday is being treated as arson.

Norfolk Police

A boy in his early teens was left with facial injuries after he was assaulted in Fakenham.

Fakenham police

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